Tag Archives: Bribery

WATCH LIVE: Donald Trump Impeachment Hearings Day 5

Fiona Hill, the former director for Europe and Russia on the National Security Council (NSC), and David Holmes, a top staffer at the US Embassy in Ukraine, are set to testify before House investigators in the fifth day of public … Continue reading

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WATCH LIVE: Donald Trump Impeachment Hearings Day 4

It’s week No. 2 in public hearings on the House impeachment inquiry, and the public gets to hear from witnesses who were listening to President Donald Trump’s July 25 phone call to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy. Testifying Tuesday morning were … Continue reading

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WATCH LIVE: Donald Trump Impeachment Hearings Day 3

Public hearings in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump got under way last week and the proceedings continue in the House of Representatives Tuesday. There are two sets of hearings scheduled for Tuesday starting at 9 a.m. ET (6 … Continue reading

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WATCH LIVE: Donald Trump Impeachment Hearings Day 2

The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine is set to appear Friday in the second public hearing in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump’s phone call with the president of Ukraine. Marie Yovanovitch will appear before the House Permanent Select … Continue reading

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WATCH LIVE: Donald Trump Impeachment Hearings

The start of open hearings in the impeachment investigation into Donald Trump on Wednesday will give the American public their first chance to witness live the explosive showdown between Democrats and Republicans over the US leader’s future. The hearing before … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | DOJ offers to share Mueller documents to avoid House action

So the Justice Department is resorting to blackmail? FOH! GALLING! How dare them! Just brazen thugs. WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Tuesday it is willing to provide the House Intelligence Committee with documents from special counsel Robert Mueller’s … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Michael Avenatti Bombshell: Qatari Investor Accused of Bribery Met Cohen and Flynn at Trump Tower

Members of the Trump transition team appear to have met on December 12, 2016 with a group from Qatar that included Ahmed Al-Rumaihi, the former Qatari diplomat and current head of a division of Qatar’s massive sovereign wealth fund who … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | This is STRAIGHT UP BRIBERY!!!!

Remember last week, when it was reported that Attorney General White Citizens Council had offered to resign? And folks like me told you that it was nothing but a crock of shyt? Well…… The emoluments clause was written into the … Continue reading

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